Night Care Assistant

Salary / Benefits
24627 + 10% night allowance
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Job Title:  Night Assistant
Contract Type:  Permanant 
Salary:  £24,627 per annum plus 10% Night Allowance
Working Hours:  37.5 per week
Working Pattern: 4 Nights per week, 21.30-07.30 including bank holidays and weekends
Location:  Laurel Court, Huddersfield 

If you share our values and are excited about making a significant impact at Riverside, please ensure you attach a current CV and covering letter. At Riverside we recruit to potential not just on skills and experience, so we encourage you to apply even if you don't meet all the essential criteria on the job description.
The difference you will make as a Night Assistant
You will empower our customers to live independent, fulfilling, and dignified lives in our Independent Living services.
Duties will include:

Provide assistance to residents in need of physical personal care during the night ensuring dignity and privacy is upheld
Recognise distress and identify and assess positive ways to reduce it
Encourage independence in residents where possible
Actively participates in specified care management programmes
Provide assistance with laundry as well as assist customers with catering skills

About you
We are looking for someone with:

An optimistic, flexible, and non-judgemental approach
Excellent verbal and written communication skills with individuals from a variety of different backgrounds
Experience working in a customer focused environment within a residential setting with a diverse client group of vulnerable adults
Basic administrative skills with the ability to use Microsoft Office including Word, Outlook, and Excel
Awareness of housing, health and safety legislation and regulations will also be important

Why Riverside?
At Riverside, we’re a housing association with a difference – enhancing the everyday for all our customers. For 90 years, we’ve been revitalising neighbourhoods and supporting communities by providing the homes they need to live full, fulfilling and rewarding lives. 
We have a portfolio of over 75,000 affordable residential and retirement homes across the UK. Our work ranges from homelessness services to social care, employment support to retirement living, and we need the best people on board to help us.
Working with us, you’ll enjoy:

Competitive pay & generous pension 
28 days holidays plus bank holidays
Flexible working options available
Investment in your learning, personal development and technology
A wide range of benefits

We are inclusive. At Riverside, we value diversity in all its forms. We foster a workplace where all individuals are respected, empowered, and heard. Our commitment to inclusivity drives our success and enriches the lives of our customers and colleagues. 

Applications may close before the deadline, so please apply early to avoid disappointment.